Dr. Ishita Arya Gambhir, MD

Dr. Ishita Arya Gambhir, MD

Dr. Ishita Arya Gambhir, MD

Languages: English, Hindi
Fax: (877) 245-1499

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Specialties
  • Neurology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal reflexes
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • alzheimer's disease
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
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Procedures I Perform
  • angiography
  • avm embolization
  • botox for dystonia
  • botox for hemifacial spasm
  • botox for spasticity
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About the Provider

Ishita Arya Gambhir, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital specializing in movement disorders. Her areas of expertise and interest include Parkinson's Disease, Atypical Parkinsonisms, deep brain stimulator programming, essential tremor and other forms of tremor and tics/Tourette's Syndrome. Dr. Gambhir also performs botulinum toxin injections for dystonia, spasticity, sialorrhea and facial nerve disorders (hemifacial spasm, blepharospasm). She sees patients at Georgetown and also at satellite offices in Chevy Chase, MD and Mclean, VA.

Dr. Gambhir developed a particular interest for movement disorders during her neurology residency and has a special focus on working with patients and their families to formulate a comprehensive treatment plan. She believes that the management of a neurological condition is not just limited to medications, but rather requires a multi-modal approach to improve quality of life. Dr. Gambhir is a long-time resident of the D.C .Metropolitan area since moving here from Sydney, Australia. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and daughter and enjoys spending time with her large extended family and friends.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2013)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2011)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2008)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland at Baltimore (2007)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital